VENTURES AFRICA – Who is an entrepreneur? Are entrepreneurs born or made? Are some, more entrepreneurial endowed than others? I need to know! These questions and many more has kept me pondering for a while now and I had to do an inquiry to get an answer. Though the term,entrepreneur, is often thrown around in the business world today, I had not taken a conscious consideration of what it actually means until recently. I suspect many reading this piece may be having a similar experience, so join me in this discovery to getting answers.
According to Wikipedia “The term entrepreneur is a loanword from French, and is commonly used to describe an individual who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on financial risk to do so.”
Over time, scholars have defined the term in different ways. Here are some prominent definitions:
The above is an excerpt from my post on Ventures-Africa.com titled “Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Made?”. The post was published few weeks back and I had to share with you all today. Click here to read full post…